The Panthers signed Saints free agent safety Marcus Ball , the team announced on Thursday. Ball made 16 tackles in 12 games last year, after signing with the Saints out of the CFL. The Panthers also released safety Kimario McFadden
The Saints waived defensive back Ty Zimmerman, safety Marcus Ball and linebacker Kyle Knox on Monday, the team announced.
The Saints have released their final injury report prior to Week 5. Jairus Byrd and Erik Lorig have been ruled out for the contest. The team also made eight players probable. Terron Armstead, Marcus Ball, Jonathan Goodwin, David Hawthorne, Curtis Lofton, Patrick Robinson, Benjamin Watson and Corey White should all play.
The Saints declared these players inactive for Sunday night's game at Dallas: running back Mark Ingram (hand), safety Marcus Ball (hamstring), wideout Joe Morgan, defensive back Patrick Robinson (hamstring), fullback Erik Lorig (ankle), linebacker David Hawthorne (ankle, knee) and nose tackle John Jenkins.
The Saints have listed eight players on the final injury report leading up to Week 4 against Dallas. Safety Marcus Ball (hamstring), running back Mark Ingram (hand) and fullback Erik Lorig (ankle) have been officially ruled out for Sunday. Center Jonathan Goodwin (ankle), linebacker David Hawthorne (ankle, knee), cornerback Patrick Robinson (hamstring) and tight end Benjamin Watson (groin) were all deemed questionable. Meanwhile, inside linebacker Curtis Lofton (shoulder) was the only player on the report labeled probable for Sunday.